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children. very much shifted the tone, because i think the recall of russell pearce sent a signal to a lot of republicans in arizona that if you continue to march down the road they can turn out and vote you out of office. do we know anything about the latino voter? >> i am still waiting to get the precinct data, but what we hear, they did break records in terms of getting more latinos registered. there was a 40% increase in the number of latinos registered from 2008-2012. of course that results in more latinos turning out to the polls. one thing that these activists did was educate latinos. educate them on how to vote and how to vote in arizona, because we have a male in ballot process. we also have a boater id law in place. -- voter id law in place. it may be easier to sign up with the mail-in process. i think that explains why there were some money ballots cast in the general election in 2012. >> talk about the restrictions and what the requirements are. talk about the republicans and whether they are using requirements to tamp down on voter turnout in certain areas. what are the concer
soccer in the russell building' s hallways in the evenings when the coast is clear. i would not be here today if it were not for my parents who gave me the gift of strong values and unwavering support and in education that could be whatever i wanted it to be. my parents were surprised when they saw what i wanted to be. they never would have thought that their daughter growing up , would thinkas that she could be a u.s. senator. we had a wonderful public school system. i'm proud to say i'm a product of public education. the public schools in lamar were excellent. my university of texas law school prepared me to be what i could be. it has been a privilege to walk these halls in the capital of the world's gratis and long serving democracy. -- greatest and long serving moxie. --democracy. we know exactly where we were in the minute we knew there was a terrorist attack on america. though we have suffered a horrific attack, the strength, resilience, and extraordinary acts of kindness of the american people showed the world that attempts to destroy our way of life would never succeed. on that
in the russell building's hallways in the evenings when the coast is clear. and i would not be here todayf it were not for my parents who gave me the gifts of strong values, unwaivin unwavering supd the education to be whatever i wanted to be. i must say that my parents were surprised when they saw what i wanted to be. th would have never thought that the dauter, growing up in lamarck, texas, a town of 15,000 good people, would think that she could be a united states senator. we had a wonderful public school system, and i am proud to say i am a product of public education. my public schools in lamarck, wise wch were excellent and my university of texas and university of texas law school preparede to be what i could be. so it has been a privilege to walk these halls in the capitol of the world's greatest and longest-serving democracy. i think back to the days that stand out in our memories -- september 11, 2001, of course, is the one none of us will ever forget. we know exactly where we we the minute we knew there was a terrorist attack on america. and though we sufred a horrific atashg the
of of weeks that they will not accept any deal that keeps tax rates for the wealthy. >> russell burma is a staff writer for the hill. thank you. >> thank you. >> and you can go to our website c-span.org to read the letter that the president wrote to house rubble can survey. it was signed by house speaker john vader, majority leader eric cantor, and four others. a group of retired military officers and business leaders recently released a report outlining ways to decrease u.s. dependence on oil. the group today posted eighth discussion on oil independence. among the speakers, the senior -- the ceo of a and fedex, a white house adviser, and senators. >> a good morning, everyone. i especially want to thank members of the security council. they have been a distinguished group of members since 2006. i also want to give a special thanks to -- >> i want to give a special thanks to the staff at securing america's future energy. we stand on the shoulders and the time it takes to get these reports. the policy staff, james, leslie, the staff that puts these together, our political staff and the
of this tragedy. next up, russell in california. russell, you are next. >> yes, hello? >> you are on the air make sure your mute your television. go ahead with your comments. >> yes, i'm really sad to hear about what happened today. but you know something, in a place like chicago this happens in drive-by shootings, because the availability of guns. it is not a big story. but now that it happens in a place like newtown, connecticut where the victims are -- how should i say of a different skin color, it's big news all day long. >> the president alluded to shootings in chicago in his statement. let's go to florida to hear from karen. >> hi. i am a teacher and it greatly, greatly saddens me to hear of the incident today. but i must say the early caller who said, the individual that said the adults were armed that this situation would no happened. i disagree. my opinion after teaching x amount of years that our system fails our children, the parents -- a good majority of parents nowadays fail their children. they expect the teachers to raise their children. the school system is not given enough money
and rights of the house. signed, sincerely, david russell, district liaison, u.s. representative david price. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the house stands adjourned until 2:00 >> we are going back to the conference on women in leadership with andrea mitchell and nancy-ann deparle. >> she gave me the notion i could do anything i wanted to do. >> how did she do that? >> she had very high expectations and let me know she expected me to do well in school. when i would talk to her about wanting to work in the white house for being interested in politics or being a lawyer, she said you have to study hard and make good grades. you need to get a scholarship because i will not be able to afford it. she never said -- the sky was the limit. that really was her view. it made me think i could do anything. i did go to law school. in the early 1980's when i got out of law school, i went back to tennessee to practice. i was going around to law firms. there were not that many women in the law firms. i had guys interview me. they would sit me down and say, do you understand you have to try cas
's that drive them further apart and makes compromise more difficult to achieve. walter russell mead introduced a useful distinction between the blue stay and read state models of development. the parties are sorting themselves and to different states and regions where they can implement their visions of social and economic policy. the blue state model, the democratic model takes its inspiration from the new deal. it is based on the concept governments can't underwrite working and middle-class incomes by a regime of higher taxes and public spending on education, healthcare, welfare and public employment. the red state model as implemented in various republican states call for lower taxes, lower public spending as a means of attracting business and promoting growth. california, illinois, and new york are prototypes of the better -- of the blue state model. texas, arizona, and indiana are prototypes of the red state model. but when these tendencies are added up across the nation, they produce something close to a stalemate. the blue state model is collapsing because of a tight cost and the effect
with him for many years. also want to thank senator carden, senator russell, senator alexander. we have had numerous meetings. as we have seen this looming crisis appear on the horizon. right now, the country's attention and that of the media is on the fiscal cliff, and i understand that. economy of the nation and the world may be at stake here. i think that sooner or later, there will be some kind of an agreement. will we are talking about here is a fundamental change in the ruling, the possibility of a fundamental change in the way the senate does business peeping basically changing the rules of the senate from either 60 votes, sometimes 67, to 51 votes, which would make as no different than the house of representatives, and of course would reduce us in many respects not to irrelevance in the minority party. here is the problem. on one side, the majority leader and the democrats are frustrated by their inability to move forward with legislation. every time there is an opposition to a motion to proceed, which takes days and then they proceed, and that has made the united states congress --
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